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Dakota Access Pipeline: Should Business Investment Define Tribal Sovereignty and Safety?

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers said it plans to close down the Standing Rock Sioux water protectors' camp next month. The protesters…

Ford Sets Aggressive Goals For Water Savings

Back in 2000, Ford invested in a fact-finding mission to save water -- and money along with it. The automaker saved 10.6 billion…

7 Global Food Conglomerates Partner on Water Stewardship Commitments

The companies are participating in the AgWater Challenge, a collaborative initiative organized by Ceres and World Wildlife Fund (WWF).

The Rise of Water and Energy Self-Sufficiency

The trend toward sufficiency filters all the way from the largest cities to the smallest towns as communities and businesses invest in locally-renewable…

Harvesting Water from Air with Solar: A Sustainable Drinking Water Solution?

Another startup, Palo Alto-based SunToWater, claims it has a residential and commercial solution that can produce drinking water from air with minimal energy.…

Water and Human Rights: Canadians Call for a Boycott of Nestlé Products

The Council of Canadians, one Canada's most respected social advocacy organizations, is doing the unthinkable: It's calling for a boycott of Nestlé Water.…

Wastewater System Design Can Create a More Sustainable Office

Wastewater doesn’t need to be wasted. In fact, there are many potential uses for a wastewater system that can have a positive impact…

French Billionaire Clashes With Rural California Town Over Water Rights

Weed, a small town in the far north of California, is now the focal point in the fight for a community’s right to…

3p Weekend: Your Cheat Sheet to the Dakota Access Pipeline Conflict

Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein called the conflict "one of the defining climate justice fights in the United States." But many Americans…

New York Water Conservation Project to ‘Enthrone’ Oysters With Recycling

A new water conservation project in New York City deploys 50,000 oysters and 5,000 recycled toilets to help the Billion Oyster Project reach…

Water Security Projects in Colombia Help Protect 10 Percent of the Earth’s Species

The environmental NGO Rare estimates that Colombia hosts approximately 10 percent of the world’s biodiversity. But water scarcity is an ongoing threat, so…

Rock the Green: MillerCoors

Kim Marotta, Director Sustainability for MillerCoors, talks about what sustainability means at the company.

Coca-Cola Sets High Bar For Water Conservation

Coca-Cola just released a water conservation report that should encourage other Fortune 500 companies to get their water act together, too.

Rock the Green: The Water Council

This week we're talking to The Water Council, which describes itself as "a globally connected epicenter for freshwater research, innovation, education and business…

Why California Must Continue To Conserve Water

This summer, California Gov. Jerry Brown lifted mandatory water restrictions following higher rainfall this spring. But the state isn't out of the woods…